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October 3, 2011 4:17:21 PM

Hello, not really quite sure what im looking for or buying when getting a new GPU.
Im looking for spend about £120 - £150. I want to be sure that i can run bc2/mw3/bf3 smooothly without any lag. So please let me know what your thoughts are :) 
These are what I have been looking at


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October 3, 2011 4:45:06 PM

Sorry, my current specs might help ;) 

Processor: Intel i5 650 3.2Gz
Mobo: Intel H57
PSU: Currently 300w ( Have ordered 750w)
GPU; Ati 5450

My computer is a dell xps 8100, if this is anymore help

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a c 115 U Graphics card
October 3, 2011 4:54:16 PM

Might as well get the 560 it is clocked a little higher you might as well get the newer run of cards, If you can help it order a smaller more affordable 600 watt PSU to see if you can use that money for a TI version of the 560 as the two cards you have chosen are pretty close to eachother. the 560 ti on the other hand will be a great step up.
a c 115 U Graphics card
October 3, 2011 6:15:45 PM

Depends on how serious about gaming you are. What do you consider aacceptable. What resolution is your monitor?
a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2011 6:36:27 PM

yeah we need info man! info !
October 3, 2011 6:54:17 PM

sorry :p  new to this man
my resolution is 1280x1024
I play pretty serious, like to be able to play competitively on game. However can't really do that atm with my hd5450 on bc2 because average fps is 20-30. Want to be able to play new games coming out , bf3 mw3 etc.. Smooothly, no lag with a average-good fps
a b U Graphics card
October 3, 2011 7:10:32 PM

if you want to stay at that resolution you could get a 6770 or 6850, and that will be just fine for you. if you plan on upgrading your monitor i would suggest a 6870 or 560
a c 115 U Graphics card
October 3, 2011 9:14:45 PM

I say play it safe with a 6850 my 5770 just barely maxes Crysis2 without aa @ 720P and just stays above 30 frames min was 32 so far anyway and thats a very similar resolution.